Recap - Jaguars Defeat Nicholls State 9-3

Recap - Jaguars Defeat Nicholls State 9-3

The Colonels came up short against the Jaguars in Week 2 action on Saturday, falling 9-3 at Ladd Peebles Stadium.

C.J. Bennett completed 11 of 20 pass attempts for 111 yards for the Jaguars in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

LaQuintin Caston rushed for 69 yards for Nicholls State, while Marcus Washington added 10 yards. Landry Klann threw for 96 yards for the Colonels, while receivers Nick Scelfo and Marcus Washington had 40 and 19 yards respectively.

South Alabama outgained Nicholls State 279-118 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 18-13 by the Jaguars.

Nicholls State lost the time of possession battle 34:52/25:08, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Next game, South Alabama takes its act on the road to face North Carolina State looking for another win. For Nicholls State, they head on the road to face Tulsa.